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Clare Fitzgerald

Clare Fitzgerald

Creative & Detail-Oriented Freelance Writer

United States - Portfolio: 4

I am a well-trained writer with a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing, impeccable spelling and grammar, and strong research skills. I have experience with academic, creative, political, and marketing/PR writing, as well as editorial and proofreading experience.

$15.00 /hr
850 hours

Lane M.

Creative Administrative Solutions

United States

I utilize my experience in the non-profit, for-profit, and public sectors to listen to and meet my clients' needs. My skills are in business administration, marketing, research, and communications. See a more complete list as well as my work history below. Business Administration -Sales experience (domestic & international) -Market Analysis, branding, new initiatives -Writing skills in legal and technical language sets -Customer service -Experience with Office and accounting software Graduate Study -Extensive experience writing, editing, and researching in multiple social science disciplines -Proficient in the presentation of complex theoretical concepts in accessible language -Ready access to and experience with academic search engines -Extensive knowledge of textual criticism and literary theory

$30.00 /hr
16 hours

Cristal D.

Cristal D.

Experienced Writer, Translator, and Editor

United States

I'm an Ivy League graduate committed to excellence and professionalism in writing and translation. I have a Master's in Political Science and another in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and am looking for part-time work in which I can apply my sophisticated writing and translation skills to produce work that exceeds client expectations. I have extensive experience in academic writing, proof-reading, and editing, as well as translating legal documents such as contracts and policy documents between Spanish and English. I have taught English in a variety of contexts in Latin America and the Caribbean. I am a dedicated worker who takes quality and deadlines seriously, and will treat your project with the utmost care, whether it be a short story to proofread, or a long academic article to write. My writing is concise and engaging, and most of all I take great pride in producing top quality work, often in short amounts of time.

$27.78 /hr
25 hours

Laura Pennington

Laura Pennington

The Legal Content Authority

United States - Portfolio: 8

The SEO legal content authority: Top 1%, Public Policy PhD candidate, Insurance Expert, and award-winning writer. Laura's top-notch research skills have been recognized by clients across the globe. As the leading legal writer on Elance, her ghostwritten work has appeared on dozens of law firm websites and blogs all over the U.S. as well as major publications. She uses her 5+ years of experience as a legal researcher to write original and compelling content. Laura has received bachelor's degrees in political science and economics, a master's degree in political science, and is "all but dissertation" with her PhD in public administration and policy. How did my company skyrocket to the top 1% of companies in a matter of only 3 months? The answer is twofold: expertise and quality! Our clients love us, which is why they keep coming back.

89% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
3,425 hours

Holly W.

Holly W.

Expert Master's level qualitative researcher

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

My skills and experience include work with top-level researchers in development of outcome measures, assessments, and programs, lead project manager and analyst for health-based automated, state-wide phone survey with LiveWell Colorado, extensive knowledge of medical terminology, and years of experience writing, proofing, and contributing to grant applications, journal publications, and presentations. I have a Master's degree in medical anthropology, an expert in conducting qualitative interviews and analysis. I am also excellent in time management and meeting deadlines, excellent in working independently with little to no direction, skills in running my own business - I understand the concepts and importance of business relationships and have excellent people skills.

79% Job Success
$27.00 /hr
37 hours



Providing End-to-End Services

India - Portfolio: 8

With an experience of more than 11 years in the IT industry, I have managed a large number of projects ranging from Content Writing and Editing, BPO Operations, Data Entry to formulating strategies to achieve business goals, and much more. Customer satisfaction has always been my primary objective. I believe in "delivering the best and exceeding expectations."

67% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
216 hours

Kelsey Lewis

Kelsey Lewis

Passionate Content Writer and Editor

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 15

With a lifelong love of reading, learning and exploring new places, I studied English in college and love the power of communication! I feel passionate about helping others to convey their ideas and purpose, whether that be through email campaigns, blog writing/management or editing existing content. With experience in web development, I understand the technical aspects on online content production, along with the creative side. So let's get in touch! I'd love to help you with your writing, editing and content needs!

$11.50 /hr
0 hours

Christina P.

Christina P.

Translations from and into English ,Greek


TRANSLATION SERVICES (Greek to English / English to Greek) I am a greek native with proficient english language skills. I can translate from Greek to english and from english to Greek language. My university studies include both of these languages. As services, I provide translations, proofreading and data-entry. For the past four years I have earned an important experience in translating documents, websites and apps. - Fluent in English (Level Advance - University Of Cambridge) - Microsoft Office (Access,Powerpoint,Internet Explorer,Excel,Word) - Always available, punctual and precise with every task - Available 7days each week

$11.00 /hr
0 hours

Donovan L.

Donovan L.

To live is to write effectively.

Singapore - Portfolio: 3

Writing has always been my passion and forte. The pen is mightier than the sword indeed. Being a Singaporean, I am effectively bilingual in English and Chinese. I am an undergraduate in the National University of Singapore. I am fluent in English and Chinese, which are both my first languages. I am also proficient in written and spoken French which I have learnt for 8 years, and passed the A level examinations. I spent a semester abroad in Grenoble, France, taking all my modules in French. I am thus able to write in a formal and academic style in English and French. I offer English, Chinese and French language translation and I can write travel articles (a couple of mine were published in the local newspaper under the travel section).

$22.00 /hr
0 hours

Muhammed A.

Muhammed A.


Palestinian Territories - Portfolio: 10

I am a native Arabic speaker and an experienced freelancer translator who can translate from ENGLISH to ARABIC and vice versa. I have long experience in this kind of work which exceeding three years. I translated many documents and videos in many fields such as education, history, religion, politics, media, etc. I have many skills which enables me to do my job efficiently . I can use CAT tools, CROWDIN, MICROSOFT WORD, PDF, USING DICTIONARIES, SUBTITLE WORKSHOP, and MANY OTHER PROGRAMMES AND TOOLS. I offer many services as the following: • Translate documents in any field from ENGLISH TO ARABIC and vice versa and using the suitable tools and programmes that make the target text exactly like the source text and conveying the same message. • Translate and OFFER SUBTITLE SERVICES FOR FILMS, VIDEOS, SERIES, and DOCUMENTARIES. In this kind of translation, I offer my client the most common file formats such as SRT, STL.EBU, PAC, CAP etc.

$10.00 /hr
34 hours